- In brief: Can a lower court order an immediate costs assessment after an appeal hearing? (Khaira v Shergill)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was this case about?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Dispute Resolution analysis: Professor Dominic Regan, special advisor to the Association of Costs Lawyers and ad hoc advisor to Lord Justice Jackson, considers the case Khaira v Shergill. After the resolution of interim issues decided upon on appeal, a subsequent application was made to a lower court for costs. Costs orders were made but set aside by the Court of Appeal. The inferior court had no authority to intervene in a matter decided by a higher court. The correct approach was to seek an appropriate order from the Appellate Court.
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